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Job Description


Location: Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Department: Physical Plant
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Hours: 0800-1500
Job Details:
* Bachelor's of Science

Director Physical Plant, Methodist Health System, Dallas, TX

Reporting to the Vice President Operations, the Director of Physical Plant directs the operation and function of engineering and grounds departments, and acts as Safety Officer for Methodist Health System.


Coaches and develops the skills and talents of the department employees. Supervises and participates in the hiring, training, evaluating, and employee relations of departmental staff.

The director integrates engineering’s activities with the facilities primary functions.

Coordinates and integrates engineering’s services within the hospital to insure adherence to regulatory agencies as well as organizational policies and guidelines.

The director promotes efforts to continually improve the value of departmental activities as well as those of the entire organization.

Acting as the Safety Officer, coordinates and facilitates ongoing compliance with standards established by regulatory bodies.

Researches products and services, designs and develops plans for remodeling and construction projects. Evaluates bids for contractual services and construction projects, coordinated coordinates work, and verifies work completed.

The director maintains up to date training and knowledge of plant operations, engineering, construction, safety, and facilities management.


Bachelor’s degree in Plant Engineering Management, related degree, or equivalent work experience

Valid driver’s license

Related Work Experience:

Minimum five years work experience hospital plant and facilities management required.

Ten plus year’s physical plant, HVAC, plant operations, and/or facilities management work experience.

Plant management experience including daily operations

Supervisory experience minimum ten (10) person staff

Experience in developing and maintaining a preventive maintenance program which includes JCAHO, NFPA, CMS, and TDH, federal, state, and local regulations

Experience managing construction and remodeling projects

Experience preparing and working within annual operating budgets

Knowledge of all aspects of physical plant operations; including but not limited to HVAC, hazards, high voltage, contaminated materials, machinery, and equipment


Demonstrated understanding of hospital guidelines

Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and hospital management

On call twenty-four (24) hours a day

Preferred membership in NFPA, ASHE, and TAHE

Maintains professionalism, confidentiality, and leadership

Self starter, focused on results, meets deadlines

Understanding of budgets, proposals, and budgetary restraints

Ability to directly supervise subordinates and department team supervisors

Proactive as opposed to reactive problems addressed, appropriate problem analysis, develops recommendations, and takes appropriate action in problem resolution

Job Requirements


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 691846
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